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EC

abbreviation for EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES.
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'This is really a welcome development to us because we now have a direct link not only to the Middle East businessmen but also to the European Community,' he added.
The Agreement between the European Community and Sri Lanka on the Readmission of Persons Residing without Authorisation, was signed on the 4thof June 2004 and entered into force on 1st May 2005.
[These human rights advocates from the EU, European Community, the whites, they're suing me at the ICC, saying they will investigate me.
Contributors agree that the history of the EU in this era is different from the 1960s, due to the economic and political difficulties of the era, but also because of new dynamics and structural changes in the workings of the European Community itself.
(11) The EEC, facing an economic crisis and the population's growing dependence on consumer goods, opted to assist Yugoslavia by feeding its appetite "to detach [herself] once and for all from the Soviet bloc." (12) The fact that the European Community's general reports of the early 1960s did not dedicate a separate section to the Yugoslav federation, but dealt with it under a newly coined subtitle, that of Relations with the Eastern bloc countries, was not a misunderstanding, but rather an expression of discontent with Yugoslavia's ambiguous attitude and suspicion about its future orientation.
During the course of this high level Shipping Meeting, the ECSA Board of Directors discussed the main current issues that affect European Shipping, such as, the measures taken by the EU Shipping Industry to reduce even further the amounts of greenhouse gas emissions from ships, as well as the preparation of a strategic vision and work programme 2015-2020 of the European Community Shipowners' Associations.
Young people who have families have grandchildren who want to see a future for them secure within the European Community will not look kindly on P Lambert's idea of Britain's position in the world.
The Council had signed the protocol on behalf of the European Community on 4 December 2008 (Decision 2009/89).
Summary: Brussels - Morocco called the European Community (EC) to show responsibility and good judgment a vis-Ea-vis the campaign of "disinformation and denigration" led by members of an informal intergroup formed within the European Parliament.
Commenting on the deal, RZD President Vladimir Yakunin said: "We view the provision of this credit as part of the implementation of the EBRD's policy of taking part in major Russian projects, aiding the integration of Russia into the European community and of RZD into the global transport system.
The Court ruled that Austria and Sweden had breached obligations under article 307 of the Treaty Establishing the European Community ('EC Treaty') (1) by maintaining, with third countries, BITs that could interfere with the EU's powers to restrict capital movements.

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